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Michael Phelps smokes a bong!

A photograph of Michael Phelps smoking from a bong has surfaced recently. His status as a national hero for his performance in the Olympics could therefore be in jeopardy.

On the other hand, this could be a big argument for proponents of marijuana legalization. How could weed be that harmful if a smoker can win more medals than anyone ever and set numerous world records?

So what do you think? At the very least we know why he was eating so much...the munchies ;)

Here is a link to the story:

http://www.newsoftheworld.co.uk/news/150832/14-times-Olympic-gold-medal-winner-Michael-Phelps-caught-with-bong-cannabis-pipe.html

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" He grabbed the bong and lit it, you could tell He had done it before " One source said. OMG a college party and and and Michael Phelps knows how to use a bong!? Lets all freak out!!!! I do not see why this is such a huge problem. Why don't we all look at it in this aspect, if he knows how to use a bong then we must assume he has used one before. If we can assume that then maybe we should also assume that weed helps you swim. Honestly people need to relax.

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2 points

I'm so confused! Obama says that he used to smoke pot and he becomes a national hero, but Michael Phelps does it and now everyone is breathing down his neck! WTF is up with that?!

Side: Health benefits of weed

I never thought about that.

Obama smokes weed: becomes president

Phelps smokes weed: wins gold medals

Maybe (gasp) weed is the answer to success!

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3 points

Ya! Maybe people in the state of California can use that as an example during their fight to legalize weed!

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2 points

lol RIGHT! i never thought of it that way

Side: Health benefits of weed

Who cares?! We've had this debate already. cannabis, has many medicinal qualities. Not only that but it also has many other qualities of industrial utility.

Side: Health benefits of weed
2 points

BAHAHA. whats the big deal? really!?!? its just weed!

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